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shooting a man in the back. a warning, some viewers may find the images disturbing. the patrolman michael slager fired eight shots at walter scott on saturday morning. officer slager is white. scott is black. slager claims scott tried to grab his stun gun after a traffic stop. after the shooting, slager appears to drop his stun gun next to the body. north charleston's mayor says the video played a crucial role in the arrest. >> if you make a bad decision, don't care if you are behind the shield or just a citizen on the street, you have to live by that decision. >> if convicted, slager could spend life in prison. originally slager claimed that he feared for his life when he opened fire. that is provoking strong reaction here in the bay area. >> we can't have any longer, um, standards that are set so low that all that an officer needs to do is say he feared for his life as a justification for taking a life.
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>> you are not supposed to use deadly force. you're not supposed to do that. it's for the defense of others, defense of yourself. >> some are calling for changes to the current system that allows police departments to investigate themselves after deadly shootings. an escaped santa clara county inmate is finally back in custody after a month on the run. 40-year-old johnell carter is a suspected child molester. in early march owe overpowered a deputy during an appointment in san jose. that led to a search that involved dozens of deputies, san jose officers and the chp for two days but there was no sign of him until yesterday. he is arrested in mississippi with the help of u.s. marshals. not clear how he got that far. but carter's brother is charged now with helping him avoid authorities. contra costa water district will meet today to discuss the bay area regional desalinization project. the area's five largest water agencies are working to come up with a system. it would create an additional
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water source to help the bay area during drought years like this one. and despite the mandate to save water, it appears that a lot of people are not doing much to conserve. a new report says water use statewide was down just 3% in february compared to the same month in 2013. and the drought is still getting worse. you can actually see from this map it's extreme or exceptional in two-thirds of our state. the bay area has unseasonably cool temperatures this morning from the trailing edge of that storm that rolled through on tuesday. we saw hail in vallejo and in san francisco, the problem was flooding. drivers had to navigate through this big pool of water on the 280 on-ramp. that's at geneva avenue. gusty winds caused construction scaffolding to collapse in san francisco's laurel heights. nobody hurt but firefighters had to rescue a man that was stuck up on the roof. >> besides those problems i love seeing the rain.
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>> we have seen a rainbow. i was getting text messages from you yesterday. we had gusty winds treasure island to san francisco at 40 miles per hour. higher elevations winds up to 53. this morning those winds are easing up. good morning, everybody! taking a look at our hi-def doppler radar, this is from 2:30 a.m. until about right now and you will see we still have some cells racing across the santa cruz mountains and a cell that just developed outside of union city at alvarado niles shore and eden shores boulevard. take note of that. mostly cloudy skies toward norman mineta international airport. levi's stadium, as well. temperatures anywhere from the 30s in santa rosa and in napa to the 40s in concord and into the 50s in oakland through san francisco. it is currently 50 in livermore. here's what you need to know as far as temperatures are concerned today with the gradual clearing of the skies into the 50s and into the 60s. 64 degrees in morgan hill and through gilroy.
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we'll see a northwest wind at 15 late day in our eastern portion of the bay area. numbers stacking up into the mid-60s. 62 degrees once the clouds clear in stinson beach to the mid-60s in novato. we have some lingering showers this morning in lake sonoma and napa counties. otherwise in the mid-60s, the seven-day forecast, jules, that's still coming up. >> thank you, ro. yesterday's storm dumped more than a foot of snow in the sierra and the foothills, even got some unexpected snowfall. heavy wet snow covered the spring flowers in colfax at an elevation of just 2400 feet. people were surprised after no snow all winters but one man said the spring snow was inevitable. >> it wasn't supposed to get this low but i knew it was going to come down because my dogwoods are in bloom. last snow always falls when the dogwood blooms. >> the snow also caught some drivers off guard as they headed over donner summit. for example, a big rig driver from southern california was wearing shorts on the slopes at
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boreal ridge. skiers and snowboarders reported some of the best conditions of the year. boreal is now considering staying open beyond this coming weekend. hey! why not? >> exactly. why not? had a tough year. hey, as for, um, our roads, let's check in with gianna find out how we're cooking on a wednesday. >> it's getting busy. chain requirements though because of that snow for 80, 88 and 50 so heads up. closer to home, bay bridge, stacked up. metering lights on, slow-and-go conditions backed up all the way to the maze. we are getting reports of a stalled vehicle slowing you down as well westbound 580 right at 24. 24 also slow-and-go westbound 24 through the caldecott seeing delays there. live look at 880 both directions looks like traffic moving along okay through there. later on though might get busier, a's and rangers first pitch at 7:05 at the coliseum. so you'll see delays along 880 as a result. now completely south of there at lewelling. we have reports of an accident blocking the left lane on south 880. westbound 580 altamont pass slow-and-go conditions coming away from tracy. pretty much from 205 you'll see pockets through livermore
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valley. slow again once you hit the dublin interchange. antioch slow and go westbound 4. looks like it starts around hillcrest. you will see brake lights through there on the westbound side. eases up as you approach the eastshore freeway. we'll take a look at the san mateo bridge coming up. back to you guys. >> thank you. today the showdown begins in sacramento over a bill to eliminate most vaccine exemptions. anne makovec has more on the proposal and some controversial comments sure to rile up supporters of the bill. >> reporter: the bill would require that kids get immunized for diseases like measles and whoops cough unless the vaccine threatens their health. last night the berkeley city council weighed in. berkeley has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the state. the city council voted to send letters to california lawmakers demanding they close that vaccine loophole. that loophole allows parents to reject vaccines if they don't match up with their personal beliefs. >> it's very emotional to people on both sides of this issue and so i think they will remember political stands that are taken today.
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>> reporter: the debate gained traction during the most recent measles outbreak in disneyland. california has one of the lowest immunization rates in the nation and the state is seeing increases in preventable diseases but the bill faces stiff opposition from parents, who say they have the right to decide how to care for their own children. it also has some celebrity backing. robert kennedy, jr., had some sharp words in sacramento at a screening of a film that links vaccines to autism. he said: >> robert kennedy, jr., plans to rally against the bill in sacramento. the senate health committee is only the first hurdle for this bill. if it passes there, it goes through three other panels and on to the state assembly. >> we have seen some other states try to pass similar bills. how did they do? >> not well. in fact, just last month, democrats in oregon and washington state tried to end vaccine exemptions. both efforts have failed. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, kpix 5.
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supporters say san francisco's toilets on wheels program is going smoothly so far. the mobile solar-powered toilets are brought into the tenderloin neighborhood a few days a week. it's to provide places for homeless people to take care of human needs rather than on the sidewalks. supporters say the program has worked so well a few other cities have expressed interest. tour bus drivers in san francisco are about to be silenced. the board of supervisors voted yesterday to prohibit drivers from also narrating during bus tours. the ordinance is designed to prevent distracted driving. the move comes after a woman was killed by a san francisco tour bus last october. it is 6:08. the election for a san jose city council seat going to a runoff. 86% of the votes are in and tim orozco is leading the field of ten candidates with more than 22% of the vote in. mann nguyen is in second place
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for the other runoff spot. winner of the special election could swing the balance of power on pension reform and other big issues. today in boston the jury beginning a second day of deliberations in the trial of boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. the jurors deliberated for about 7 hours yesterday. they have to consider 30 federal counts. during the trial tsarnaev's lawyer admitted his client took part in the april 2013 attack but says his late brother was the mastermind. three people were killed, 260 wounded. in massachusetts the case of former football star aaron hernandez is also in the hands of a jury. the former new england patriot is charged with the 2013 killing of a man who was dating his fiancee's sister. the jury deliberated for just an hour and a half yesterday after hearing closing arguments. new this morning, the parent company of shell oil has agreed to purchase bg group an oil and gas company in britain. the price tag $69.7 billion.
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a joint statement says the boards of both companies are recommending that shareholders approve the deal. and riding bart is about to get more expensive. >> details on raising fares. >> a cancer patient kicked off a plane. >> from the kpix 5 weather center we have a change in the seven-day forecast that you are going to want to know about. >> and traffic heating up out there. i'll
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there. we have rain on the camera lens looking towards the san mateo bridge. grab an umbrella. bart plans on raising fares 3.4% and it all starts in january. to go from walnut creek to powell street costs about a quarter extra. a trip from berkeley to macarthur would go up 10 cents. money would fund new cars and automated train control systems and and expanded maintenance facility. all part of a bart plan to raise fares every other year through 2020. a very public mistake from the u.s. postal service yesterday. it unveiled a new forever stamp featuring author maya angelou. the problem, the inspirational quote isn't hers. usps reps defended it saying it had been widely attributed to her. a spokesman told the "washington post," had we known about this issue before han, we would have used one of angelou's many other works. the sentence held great meaning
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for her and she is publicly identified with its popularity. a woman says she was not allowed on a flight from hawaii to san jose because she has cancer. kpix 5's maria medina explains what happened. >> i have multiple myeloma, you're taking me off the airplane because i don't have a doctor's note saying i can fly. >> reporter: elizabeth sedway's vacation ended like this. >> i'm being removed as if i'm a criminal. >> reporter: kicked off an alaska airlines flight that was supposed to get her back to san jose monday evening. >> it was shocking. i had flown --we had flown for five years with this same diagnosis and i --i --i felt humiliated. >> reporter: elizabeth says she has blood cancer and because she can get sick easily she put on a surgical mask at the airport in hawaii just before her flight. that got the flight crew's attention. >> she asked me a bunch of signs, well, you know, how are you? can i get you anything? >> reporter: she says the crew eventually agreed she could board. but just as the family settled
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in, she says an alaska employee and security told her she needed a doctor's note clearing her to fly. >> if you look at me and --you wouldn't know i was ill. >> reporter: elizabeth says the alaska airline crew suggested a hotel for her family but didn't pay for their stay, didn't offer a refund on their flight or even apologize. still, elizabeth says she doesn't know if she will ever fly alaska air again after her vacation in paradise ended like this. >> my family was forcibly removed from an airplane because i have cancer without a note to fly! >> reporter: maria medina, kpix 5. >> alaska airlines has apologized for the way the situation was handled and has offered to cover the cost of the family's overnight stay. you can watch the entire unedited incident from that plane at cbssf.com. is this the ugliest lawn in san francisco? might be. the city's department of
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environment launched the contest calling for people to submit photos like this to call attention to the drought. the winner gets a makeover with drought-tolerant plants. the loser will have their picture shown. [ laughter ] >> and have a really ugly lawn. >> whose yard is that? [ laughter ] >> that's pretty ugly. >> they're conserving, right? >> how are we doing? >> okay. how are you doing? >> how you doing? you're doing all right on the roads right now. not the bay bridge. you can see traffic is backed up to the maze but we are still seeing green on the sensors off the eastshore freeway so that indicates traffic is moving okay there but it looks like a stalled vehicle westbound 580 at 24. that's going to slow you down as well as you head through the maze there. caldecott tunnel seeing delays also. so busy ride through at least that portion there and metering lights on bay bridge slow up the incline. the rest of the bay area there are a few trouble spots there. we are seeing some slight delays coming off the south 880 as you work your way towards the san mateo bridge. south 880 at lewelling had an accident there, as well. here's a look at conditions
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once you get to the bridge. traffic busy on the westbound side. might be seeing rain on the lens. we'll check more with roberta in a few minutes. checking the roads 880 through oakland things get busier as the a's play the rangers first pitch at 7:05. extra volume on the southbound side. so traffic starting to get busy there also. south bay northbound 101 nothing but green right now in fact look at this no delays to report northbound 101 through san jose. alum rock things looking good. guadalupe parkway parkway no problems. 280 nice as well if you plan to take that all the way into the peninsula. no troubles there. that's a look at your traffic. roberta rain in san mateo. yesterday we had a rainbow caused by reflection and refraction and the dispersion of, um, lots of the sunlight an rays and i wanted to feature this because juliette was making a big to do about it earlier saying look at the rainbow! this was seen from our kpix 5
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studios looking toward the bay bridge. we want to see your photos right here at kpix 5. here's our latest hi-def doppler radar . pro precipitation yet. we had a passing cell there. no precipitation yet. we have rain outside union city affecting highway 880 at this particular time. this is what we'll experience throughout the morning hours. just some residual moisture. a hit-and-miss scattered showers right now. this is almost the same view as you saw that rainbow that was featured from yesterday. we have calm winds now and therefore some flat waters. we have anywhere from partly to mostly cloudy skies. a variety of temperatures. 39 degrees and some areas of fog in santa rosa through the 40s in concord through the 50s in livermore, san francisco and oakland. carry an umbrella out the door today but gradual clearing of the skies returning to a dry weather pattern. area of low pressure it is out of here. high pressure building in from the west end result is, it's
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dry all the way through the weekend. once we get rid of all this. this is just that wrap around moisture throughout the morning hours. perhaps even the early afternoon. but you will see as we enter our thursday, this time tomorrow, clear skies. temperatures today into the 60s in throughout the central valley, low 60s monterey bay. 47 degrees in the high sierra where currently we have the light snow falling. yeah, we had a little bit of a reprieve from the pollen yesterday. today the counts go to medium to high levels soaring by the weekend. today's temperatures 50s and 60s. speaking of the weekend, we have a pretty stable stagnant weather pattern each and every day under the influence of high pressure. nothing but sunshine, a slight chance of rain showers by tuesday evening. jules and frank? >> okay, roberta. thank you. it is 6:20. after a big decision today bay area commuters could have a lot easier time
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hey, good morning, everybody. the giants and the a's had really something in common, both were on the wrong side of the final score. the a's lost to the rangers last night 3-1 in front of just over 15,000. and the giants, well, they sent out ryan vogelsong stepped it up in arizona in for injured jake peavy who had a sore back. top first buster posey got all of this one. his first home run of the year. two-run shot gave the giants a 2-0 lead. but trouble in the 4th. brandon belt chasing a pop-up pulled up lame with a strained groin. it forced his exit from the game. bottom 5th, tied at 4. jake lamb nothing sheepish about this one a three-run bomb.
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giants rallied but lost final of 7-6. we got the nba in the big easy. anthony davis new orleans trying to leapfrog oklahoma city to make the play-offs at the expense of the warriors. look at davis doing damage inside. pelicans led by five. last minute and a half, warriors rallied. steph curry throw it up, be a hero. bucket, tied the game at 100. curry had 25. and then this, they called this a foul. yeah. tyreke evans just fell down. iguodala says, well, i won't mention what he said. new orleans led by 3. steph curry a chance to tie it again as time ran out. and throw it ahead --eh! had a good look at it but no, no, no. pelicans win it 103-100. they are now the ac in the west. wouldn't that be interesting having the pelicans in new orleans facing the golden state warriors in the first round.
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chew on that for a while. discuss. i'll see you around. play of the day, from international soccer, firing a rocket hits the post before finally going into the mesh. in it goes. that broke a 2-2 tie. . your play of the day. reporter: we celebrate >> we'll take that play of the day on this wednesday. steep cuts in water use are going into effect across the board. but some areas may have to pitch in a little more. >> and a police officer facing murder charges after witness video shows him shooting an unarmed man.
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a bill that would require california parents to vaccinate their children gets its first public hearing. i'm anne makovec live in the newsroom with the heated words will be being exchanged. >> and it's a big day for bay area drivers looking for a greener alternative. >> we're talking about bikes there and will you be able to ride your bike outside? we have details straight ahead. >> busy across the bay bridge and the altamont pass. good morning, it's wednesday, april 8. i'm juliette goodrich. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:30. and we are following some breaking news. a sacramento woman shot to death in a car in san jose. it happened on the 1300 block of south bascomb avenue last night at 10 p.m. san jose police officers
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believed the victim knew the suspect and that the crime was not random. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. a police officer in south carolina is facing murder charges after witness video appears to show him shooting a man in the back. as susan mcginnis reports, the death of another unarmed black man is adding to the outrage over police use of force and a warning, the images may be disturbing. [ eight gunshots ] >> reporter: north charleston city patrolman michael slager awaits a court appearance today. the 33-year-old officer was arrested, denied bail and will be charged with murder. dramatic witness video appeared to show slager shooting 50-year- old walter scott eight times saturday morning as he fled. after the 8th shot scott falls. slager claims scott tried to grab his stun gun during a scuffle after a traffic stop. the video also appears to show slager dropping something on the ground next to scott. civil rights leaders are calling for calm while activists plan protests in
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south carolina today. north charleston's mayor indicated the video played a crucial role in the arrest. >> if you make a bad decision, don't care if you are behind the shield or just a citizen on the street, you have to live by that decision. >> reporter: the victim's brother anthony scott says he doesn't believe all officers are bad cops. >> but there are some bad ones out there. and i don't want to see anyone get shot down the way that my brother got shot down. but we do know the truth now. >> reporter: a truth that scott family attorney chris stewart believes came to light based on the video. >> that the officer said that mr. scott attacked him and pulled his taser and tried to use it on him. but somebody was watching. >> reporter: if convicted, slager could face life in prison. susan mcginnis, cbs news. >> this is a live look in charleston right now the a large crowd is gathered there. more protestors are expected to show up throughout the day.
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>> and you can see the exclusive interview with the brother of the shooting victim on "cbs this morning" beginning at 7:00. an escaped santa clara county inmate finally back in custody after a month on the run. 40-year-old johnell carter was arrested yesterday in mississippi. he was arrested with the help of u.s. marshals. 6:33. some people may have to cut back on water use more than others. state regulators are considering forcing the biggest cuts on communities that have been using the most water. towns on the peninsula could face cutbacks up to 35%. places like san francisco and hayward that useless per capita would only -- use less per capita would only have to cut use by 10%. this comes after a new report says that 3% water use decline in february compared to february 2013. >> this is our lowest level of savings for a single month
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since we started collecting data last july. >> these disappointing conservation figures for february are one more reason why the governor issued his call for 25% urban reduction in his executive order last week. >> scientists say everyone is responsible for the low numbers. neighbors, businesses, government agencies. and warm weather was a contributing factor. high winds caused scaffolding on a construction project to collapse in san francisco. this was on a home on jordan avenue yesterday. nobody was injured there. it looks like winter in the middle of the spring in the sierra. snowboarders and skiers hit the slopes at boreal for most likely the last time this season. eight-year-old kevin and his dad drove five hours from san jose for a last-minute change of spring break plans. >> it's great. it feels good. >> i bet it does. the snow is a nice spring surprise but some say it comes a little too late in the year but boreal is considering staying open maybe another week
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because they finally got some snow. >> i was considering maybe going skiing with my 8-year-old on saturday but he had baseball. [ laughter ] >> can't do that. i forgot. >> your adversity, rain, snow, warming trends. we are going to enter a dry weather pattern again but this morning we still have some light scattered showers around the bay area. this is our hi-def doppler radar. zooming in to 2:30 this morning, this is currently where we have fast racing cells across the santa cruz mountains! and right there, this cell has been growing and growing just outside of union city all the way through freedom encompassing 880 and 680 and it looks like for the most part also we now have some rain across newark entering the dumbarton bridge. partly cloudy skies from san francisco to oakland. cold in the north bay 36 degrees in napa, 37 degrees in santa rosa, 40s and 50s across the board. winds have been dialing back this morning pretty much calm
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throughout oakland and berkeley and alameda. calm winds in novato. today's forecast high temperatures, the gradual clearing and the weekend forecast still minutes away. gianna? >> all right, we are still waiting on the tow trucks to clear a broken-down vehicle off of westbound 580 near 24. it is blocking a lane so traffic is slow-and-go as a result as you work your way through the maze. metering lights back you up well into the maze at this point off the eastshore freeway slow-and-go, as well. 880 southbound extra volume through oakland but steady. later on busier for the a's versus rangers at 7:05 at the coliseum. westbound 580 we are seeing delays as you work your way through the altamont pass. lots of brake lights as well once you hit the dublin interchange. southbound 680 slow-and-go also seeing a few brake lights southbound 680 as you work your way toward walnut creek as you connected to highway 24. 24 to the caldecott tunnel delays also. westbound 92 san mateo bridge
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stacked up 18 minutes from hayward and foster city. a vote is expected today on the expansion of of the bay area bikeshare program. right now 700 bikes are available for use. the expansion would bring the program to oakland emeryville and berkeley and add more bikes in san jose and san francisco. the goal is to increase the number of bikes to 7,000 by 2017 and add more cities. if the plan passes the committee vote today the metropolitan transportation commission will do a full vote later this spring. today the first step in a plan to eliminate most vaccine exemptions begins in california. anne makovec has more. >> reporter: the bill would require that kids get immunize for diseases like measles and whoops cough unless the vaccine threatens their health. last night the berkeley city council weighed in. berkeley has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the state. the city council voted to send letters to california lawmakers demanding they close that vaccine loophole. that loophole allows parents to reject vaccines if they don't match up with their personal beliefs.
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>> basically it has to be done because a lot of our parents are not doing what's right. i almost died from measles by the luck that i happen to be here. >> reporter: the debate gained traction during the most recent measles outbreak in disneyland. california has one of the lowest immunization rates in the nation and the state is seeing increases in preventable diseases but the bill faces stiff opposition from parents, who say they have the right to decide how to care for their own children. it also has some celebrity backing. robert kennedy, jr., had some sharp words in sacramento at a screening of a film that links vaccines to autism. >> robert kennedy, jr., plans to rally against the bill in sacramento. the senate health committee is only the first hurdle for this bill. if it passes there, it goes through three other panels and on to the state assembly. >> we have seen some other states try to pass similar bills. how did they do?
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>> not well. a judge ruled there is no appropriate place to house a sexually violent predator in solano counties. fraisure smith was sentenced to four years in prison in 1995 for assault with intent to commit rape. he later violated parole three times. smith was declared qualified for release from the state mental hospital in november of 2013. but he is still in the hospital because no appropriate home has been found. the proposed locations have either been too close to schools or too expensive. so yesterday the judge ordered smith to be placed in an adjacent county. a hearing on the progress of the search is set for june. berkeley is dealing with a sudden rash of home burglaries. the hardest-hit areas include francisco and grant streets, dwight way and ellsworth and woolsey and lewiston avenue. homes have been hit so many times notices are on polls. -- on poles warning neighbors to be alert. burglaries are up 220% from last year. in many cases, the victims could have taken steps to
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prevent them. >> a lot of times people maybe are leaving valuables that they can clearly see from the street. >> berkeley police are sending out extra patrols. officers have made some arrests and in some cases stolen items have been returned. vice president joe biden is coming to the bay area this week to and it a political fundraiser -- to attend a political fundraiser in san francisco on thursday. on friday he will go to a pg&e facility in oakland. the vice president's wife is also making the trip visiting de anza college in cupertino. call it paul for president the sequel. this time it's rand paul entering the race for the white house. the kentucky senator's father former presidential candidate ron paul was on hand for yesterday's kickoff events in louisville. like his father, rand paul is a republican with support from many libertarians. he is calling for less u.s. involvement in other nations. >> let's quit building bridges
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in foreign countries and use that money to build some bridges here at home! [ applause and cheers ] >> paul said as president, he would seek a balanced budget amendment, term limits for members of congress, and less government surveillance. he is campaigning today in new hampshire. paul is the second major candidate to throw his hat in the ring after fellow republican ted cruz. it is 6:41. a bay area tech company says it has a novel way to end workplace discrimination. how ending salary negotiations could close the gender gap. >> a cancer patient removed from a plane full of passengers. why she was forced to miss her flight to san jose. >> and the market opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's take a look at the numbers. and we are out of the gate in positive territory up some 65 po
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good morning. san francisco sun/cloud mix at 60 degrees. 50s at the seashore. 65 degrees in campbell. winds will increase out of the northwest 15 miles per hour after widely scattered morning showers. sunshine and clouds in the 60s north of the golden gate bridge. and 68 degrees today in cloverdale. investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that engulfed the top of a six-story building in l.a. firefighters had to rescue two people from upper floors by ladder last night. a reporter and a news helicopter described that scene: >> what makes this even more scary is that there are people inside this building calling the fire department saying that they are trapped in lower floors. >> crews have determined there was no one left inside the
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building. one person being treated for injuries. the fire department says the building houses several different businesses. a bay area web company is making a surprising move to prevent gender discrimination. reddit says it's eliminating salary negotiations during the recruiting process. ellen pao is the interim ceo the san francisco company. she lost a sex discrimination suit against her former employee a venture capital firm, kleiner perkins. >> without a lot of of diversity on our team we do use more. we are excited to have different perspectives. >> she says men negotiate harder than women and women sometimes get penalized pushing for higher salaries. pao told the "wall street journal" we come up with an offer we think is fair. if you want more equity we'll let you swap a little bit of your cash ral i have for equity but we aren't going to reward people who are better negotiators with better compensation.
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let's check traffic. >> reporter: it's business as usual for a wednesday morning commute. we are seeing some brake lights as you work your way along the eastshore freeway this morning. looks like slow spots away from the carquinez bridge as you head towards the maze. an extra 10 minutes for your ride this morning. slow out of berkeley into emeryville. over to the bay bridge right now, metering lights are on. slow-and-go conditions at the maze. we have a cameo from our special correspondent the spider on the right-hand side of the screen. traffic is backed up as you work your way through there. looking at your drive on 880 northbound. we have some pretty good conditions actually here. most of the brake lights along 880 are southbound as you work your way towards hayward. we have reports of an accident near 238 blocking lanes. you can see traffic is slow-and- go on our screen here as a result. so heading towards the san mateo bridge this morning give yourself some extra time. lots of red which indicates speeds under 25 miles per hour through there. once you hit the bridge you will see brake lights as well through that area. san mateo bridge slow-and-go on that westbound side headed out
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of hayward into foster city. extra five to 10 minutes now on your drive time, 20 minutes between 880 and 101. altamont pass still busy westbound 58023 minutes from the altamont pass to 680. south 680 taking a hit, as well. we are seeing brake lights through there. westbound four hillcrest slow and go railroad seeing brake lights also eases up once you hit the eastshore freeway. extra volume but no delays. >> 95 weather watchers in and around our microclimates. joining us this morning, right now, let's -- oh, 37 degrees, who is that up there? um, that would be peggi rodgers from petaluma at 37 degrees. a chilly start to your day. 41 degrees right there, okay. and that would happen would be phil from vallejo reporting 41. we have all been doing the rain dance here in the bay area and, in fact, don able was able to capture somebody doing just
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that at alviso marina county park. you like that able was able, right? [ laughter ] >> is that you >> no, that is not me. don just captured that beautiful photograph and sent it to gonzales@kpix.cbs.com i want to see your fabulous rain dance. we saw scattered showers throughout the area yesterday and we have widely scattered light showers around the fremont area right now all the way encompassing 680 as you make your jog into san jose. partly cloudy from san francisco looking out towards oakland and wow! it is cold in the north bay this morning into the 30s. otherwise 40s in concord and oakland and also san francisco, san jose. livermore 50 degree . first off scattered showers and then gradual clearing sun/cloud mix today. and then a dry weather pattern will return right here to the bay area. this is that cold front that's now exiting to the east making way for an area of high
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pressure to build in from the pacific. once weather we get rid of the scattered showers we'll -- once we get rid of the scattered showers, we'll have dry weather through tuesday. everything is out of here by 1 p.m. and clear skies for the evening commute today. temperatures today into the 60s in throughout the central valley into the 40s in the greater lake tahoe area. currently it's 27 degrees and it's snowing in truckee. low 60s in monterey bay. here's your sun-up at 6:45. by the time it sets 50s and 60s close to average. northwest breeze 15 miles per hour. sunny thursday through tuesday. oakland a's baseball action, dress in layers cool in the 50s. >> thank you. due to the drought it's important to save whatever rain we get. reporter anjali hemphill shows us how some californians are capturing the water so it doesn't go to waste.
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>> this is my water and i can do what i want with it. >> reporter: david is watering his plants the day before a big storm with rainwater he collected weeks ago. he built his rain recycler system himself by installing piping along his house that collects rainwater off his roof. and this pump helps direct it through his garden hose. >> it's incredible amount of water we get from the rain. i mean, it's like 18,000 gallons off my roof alone this year and we have only had two storms. >> reporter: he says it only takes half inch of rain to fill up his 1100-gallon tank overnight. >> there's a lot of water. when you see it, you know how much we're wasting. i expect these barrels to fill again and have water here to water this irrigation zone for the next few months. >> reporter: clyde says the rain doesn't put a damper on his online business blue barrel systems where he sells do it yourself rain barrels kits. sales have shot up since governor jerry brown ordered a 25% mandatory cut in water use. >> the phone is ringing and emails and sales are going. >> reporter: even a small storm brings in big business. >> particularly when there's a forecast of rain there's a feeding frenzy.
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can i get these barrels today? >> reporter: but for david, he is already ahead of the game as he continues to prove, even a little rain goes a long way. >> i can use water whenever i want. >> i can use it to do it all kinds of things to do with it and -- and most people here can't. a woman says she was not allowed on an airline flight from hawaii to san jose because she has cancer. >> elizabeth sedway says she can get sick easily so she put on a mask at the airport just before her monday flight. that got the attention of the alaska airlines flight crew. >> she asked me a bunch of questions, how are you, can i get you anything? >> she says she was told she needed a doctor's note to confirm she was well enough to fly. alaska airlines is apologizing for the way the situation was handled. it has offered to cover the cost of the family's overnight
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this is the "name your price" tool. it gives you options based on your budget -- it's a piece of cake. i was told there would be cake. get a free quote at progressive.com. five things to know at the :55. a south carolina police officer will appear in court on murder charges today. witness video reportedly shows 33-year-old officer michael slager firing eight times at a man who was running away unarmed. slager says the man tried to take his stun gun after a traffic stop. the video appears to show slager actually dropped his stun gun near the body after that shooting. day two of jury deliberations in the boston marathon bombing trial. jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict yesterday after deliberations for a little more than 7 hours.
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dzhokhar tsarnaev has admitted his involvement in the bombing but insists his brother was the mastermind. kentucky senator rand paul officially in the running now to be the 2016 republican nominee for president. his father ron paul. his platform calls for less u.s. involvement in other nations. contra costa water district will meet today to discuss the regional desalinization project. the area's five largest water agencies are working together to come up with a system. it would create an additional water source to help the bay area during drought years like this one. escape santa clara county inmate johnell carter is back in custody after a month on the run. he is a suspected child molestor. in early march he overpowered a deputy during an appointment at the hospital. he was arrested yesterday in mississippi. i'm anne makovec live in the newsroom with some harsh words about a bill that would require kids to be immunized. that bill is being taken up in sacramento today. the berkeley city council
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supports it. it voted last night to send letters to lawmakers demanding they close the "personal belief" exemption loophole in the current law. the new bill, parents would be required to vaccinate for diseases like measles and whoopi goldberg unless whooping cough unless it threatens health. >> it's emotional. they will remember political stands taken today. >> the debate gained traction during the most recent measles outbreak in disneyland. california has one of the lowest immunization rates in the nation and we are seeing increases in preventable diseases but this bill faces stiff opposition from people who say the vaccine is dangerous like robert kennedy, jr. who said the kids get the shot, that night they have a fever of 103, they go to sleep and three months later their brain is gone. this is the holocaust, what this is doing to our country." now, that bill still has to go through four committee vote, the full senate and then on on to the state assembly. live in the newsroom, anne
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makevoc, kpix 5. from the "kcbs traffic" center taking a look at your drive at the bay bridge. you can see traffic backed up to the maze slow-and-go conditions through there. also busy off the eastshore freeway. elsewhere san mateo bridge lots of brake lights westbound out of hayward through foster city. and we are seeing extra volume on the golden gate bridge heading into san francisco. san jose commuters north 101 brake lights also along 280 on the northbound side. >> if you are heading 880 into the san jose area, you know you're going to have to use your windshield wipers. we still have widely scattered light showers. oh!! >> oh!! oh-oh-oh that's the scene looking out from san francisco to oakland. partly to mostly cloudy skies at this hour temperatures into the 30s, 40s and 50s. later today, gradual clearing, sun/cloud mix. the rain will end. 50s and 60s. we set the stage for dry weather thursday through tuesday. enjoy your day. >> that was a beautiful sun. thank you very much. >> i worked really hard on that. >> thanks for watching.
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captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our viewers in the west bp it is wednesday april 8, 2015. welcome to cbs news. disturing new video showing the moment a white police officer shoots an apparently unarmed black man in the back. this morning, he is being charged with murder. the apple watch is about to go on sale and we have one this morning we'll show you why the company is making such a big bet on its newest product. plus, love them or hate them. those creepy rob lowe ads at the center of a battle. and a look at today's "eye-opener: your world in 90 seconds." [ gunfire ]